- Fever Share to Pinboard
With the shutdown of Google Reader, I've been making the switch to Fever as an alternative RSS backend. Fever has some handy sharing features, but doesn't have Pinboard built in. But it's pretty simple to add via Pinboard's API.
First, you will need your Pinboard API token. You can find this at here where it says API Token. It will look something like username:9A999999A99A9, where username is y…
- osx server mountain lion VPN and SSH
I've been making the upgrade to Mountain Lion server after getting one of the new shiny Mac Mini computers and ran across a couple of oddities to share:
When working on setting up the Mountain Lion VPN Service, I ran across a curious problem: I could connect fine with another OS X machine but not with iOS. The iOS device failed with the error:
os x server vpn authentication failed
- greylisting server private policy error
I run OSX Server on a mac mini and was perusing /var/log/system.log and saw this odd error:
warning: problem talking to server private/policy: Undefined error: 0
postfix/spawn: warning: command /usr/bin/perl killed by signal 10
Just in case anyone else runs into this problem, I thought a little post here might save someone time. After some hunting around it turns out to be a corruption…
- tubul a static blogging system
All the cool kids are doing it so I thought, why not? I have been happily using WordPress for a couple of years and have no problem with it. However, I like building my own tools and in this case, my own printing press.
There is a growing trend in static systems. Static has many advantages: easy to deploy, low server requirements and working with plain text files.
This post shows the first very…
- osx lion samba and windows file sharing problems
lion no longer has samba. the pain, the pain. due to the samba group switching to gplv3 apple now has their own windows file sharing technology. unfortunately it doesn't seem quite there yet. but thanks to the joys of open source, it's quite easy to install it yourself. here is a little recipe for completing such a task. i have tested this to stream video files to a windows 7 based pc and to a wdt…